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Park Maintenance Worker


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Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Park Operations Manager, the employee will consist of manual labor performing semi-skilled tasks or assisting skilled workers. Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated crew leader and work under direct or limited supervision. Work in this class has an emphasis directly related to landscaping and on semi-skilled parks maintenance and construction. 

The entry wage for this position is $18 an hour.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs routine trail, grounds and landscaping work, including but not limited to: pruning or trimming vegetation, pulling weeds, mowing, spraying or applying herbicide and fertilizer, raking or blowing leaves, edging curbs, loading trimmings onto truck, picking up trash and blowing or sweeping debris off parking lots and sidewalks.
  • Performs basic installation of city trees, shrubs, and bedding plants, including but not limited to; preparing planting sites, digging holes, setting and watering plants and preparing appropriate supporting structures.
  • Operates motorized equipment such as mowers, tractors, front end loader, backhoe, dump trucks, and trailers used to transport materials and equipment to maintain parks, grounds, athletic fields and other areas. Operates other equipment as required. Services and washes vehicles.
  • Inspects and perform scheduled preventative maintenance on assigned equipment, including but not limited to checking and making appropriate adjustments, lubricating, performing fluid and filter changes, replacing components and lighting maintenance and repairs.
  • Performs athletic field maintenance, including but not limited to chalking, dragging and watering infields and warning tracks, packing holes on pitchers’ mounds, home plates and bullpens, laying out fields, painting lines and bases, picking up trash and removing practice equipment from fields.
  • Assists with the maintenance, assembly and repair of recreation equipment.

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